Monthly Archives: April 2015

Social Movement – How Social Media changed Leadership

The spare time I have is often spent simply observing and questioning some of these observations. Yesterday I was on Twitter observing various trends unfolding … I suddenly realised that although many of us participate on various Social Media platforms … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Communication

George Bernard Shaw said ‘The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place’. This same quote was used by Tim Fargo in his foreword to my book ‘Mug and Tweet’ and has been used by communicators … Continue reading

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The 10,000 Hour Principle

In his book Outliers, author Malcolm Gladwell makes the statement that it takes 10,000 hours to master a skill. Is this in fact practical and how exactly does it work? Firstly I would suggest you read his book, here is … Continue reading

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What TRUTH can mean for US

We have brains and we use the power of our brains to think. We have emotions and we use them to align ourselves with people around us, this gives us a sense that we are feeling the emotions of others. … Continue reading

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UnLearn and ReDesign

If action is needed to accomplish everything we do, then we need to ask if our actions are effective enough for us to achieve what we would like to achieve. More often than not our actions will only be enough … Continue reading

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Time is NEUTRAL – YOU will never be.

Think of the word neutral, besides just being a weak expression of something, you can’t even say it with meaning if you try, basically because it has no meaning. The dictionary meaning is: not aligned with or supporting any side or … Continue reading

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Am I setting a good example of what should be done?

Many people who are so-called Social Media Professionals – those employed by companies, agencies or offering a service to their clients are simply doing what they do for the money, and are not doing it for the benefit of the … Continue reading

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Visibility and Ability

Many of us have ability and it can probably be said that you have more than enough ability. The real problem is no one knows about you … How can you make yourself more visible, so that you will not only … Continue reading

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Why the WHY – Vision for your Future

Why is WHY so important? Surely the how, and the actions we do to get things done, is more productive than thinking about Why we are doing what we are doing? We have all heard it said that actions speak … Continue reading

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Pro-Active Leaders, Active Managers and Bad Re-Active Managers

The Leadership Platform article ‘The Universal Law of Movement’ by Adriaan Groenewald asks a question … “How can I help move this situation in a positive direction?” My response to this question is ‘As people we are called to make a … Continue reading

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